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WLC releases full fight card for Hideout Battle event

Myanmar-based organization World Lethwei Championship returns to acton Aug. 28 with an inaugural female bantamweight world title bout main event.

Souris Manderai (2-0-0) of France will take on former WBO Muay Thai title challenger and Spaniard Maisha Katz (0-0-0) in the main event of the evening. Meanwhile, in the co-main event, hometown hero So Mi Luktupfah welcomes former Max FC kickboxing champion Artur Te of Korea and Uzbekistan in a bantamweight contest.

The full card is as follows:

Main Event
Female Bantamweight 51 to 54kg (For the Inaugural Women’s Bantamweight World Lethwei Championship)
Souris Manfredi (France) VS Maisha Katz (Spain)

Co Main Event
Bantamweight 51 to 54kg
So Mi Ong Luktupfah (Myanmar) VS Artur Te (Uzbekistan)

Middleweight 71 to 75kg
Kristof Kirsch (Germany) VS Gligor Stojanov (Switzerland)

Bantamweight 51 to 54kg
Saw Phoe Khwar (Myanmar) VS Nabil Anane (Algeria)

Light Welterweight 60 to 63.5kg
Nakha (Myanmar) VS Sherzod Kabutov (Kyrgyzstan)

Welterweight 63.5 to 67kg
Tophik Abdullaev (Georgia) VS Omar Mahir (Belgium)

Featherweight 54 to 57kg
Nur Mohammad (Uzbekistan) VS Myagmasuren Borkhuu (Mongolia)

WLC: Hideout Battle will air Aug. 28 on UFC Fight Pass, Canal+ and other broadcast partners beginning at 6:30 p.m. local time.


Kenai is a former Postmedia Network online news and sports editor. He is the Editor-in-Chief for MMA Crossfire.

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